Paul Andrew, President & Chief Creative Officer, Paul Andrew
Edoardo Caovilla, Chief Operating Officer & Creative Director, René Caovilla
Louis Leeman, Creative Director, Louis Leeman Paris
Edgardo Osorio, President & Creative Director, Aquazzura
Erica Pelosini, Creative Director, Louis Leeman Paris
Mosha Lundström Halbert, Fashion Editor, FN-Leader
British-born, US-based footwear and accessory designer Paul Andrew announced his eponymous line of luxury women’s shoes for Spring 2013. The important critical and commercial response to the collection has positioned Andrew as a rising creative force within the footwear industry. Long familiar with the rigor involved in designing and producing shoes for the world’s most discerning and fashionable consumers, Andrew cultivated his craft over fifteen years within iconic fashion houses such as Donna Karan, Calvin Klein, Alexander McQueen and Narciso Rodriguez. He envisions a style and sensibility for his namesake collection that is at once modern and glamorous, an aesthetic that is always sexy without severity. Supported by the finest manufacturing resources in Italy, Andrew combines impeccable materials and handmade craftsmanship with ingenuity and the latest technologies to maximize fit, comfort and performance. His is a singular, passionate approach to shoemaking. Paul Andrew was awarded ‘Accessories Designer of the Year’ in the 2013 edition of ‘Who is on Next?’. He was also named the 2013 ‘Launch of the Year’ by Fairchild Publications and Footwear News. The Paul Andrew collection is available at select retailers and specialty stores worldwide.
Edoardo Caovilla is Chief Operating Officer & Creative Director of René Caovilla.
Louis Leeman is Creative Director of Louis Leeman Paris.
Mosha Lundström Halbert
Mosha Lundström Halbert is Fashion Editor for Footwear News (FN).
Born in Colombia and raised between Miami and London, Edgardo Osorio combines his eye for dropdead glamour, his passion for modern design, and his hand for highluxe craft into desirable footwear. After attending the London College of Fashion and Central Saint Martins, he made his first strides in the footwear world with the most prestigious luxury brands such as Salvatore Ferragamo, Sigerson Morrison, René Caovilla and lately with Roberto Cavalli. In 2011 after working in the industry for 10 years, he launches Aquazzura.
Aquazzura is a luxury footwear brand created in Florence by designer Edgardo Osorio. Striking the perfect balance between modern design and impeccable craftsmanship, Edgardo wanted to create stylish yet wearable footwear for women of all ages.
Erica Pelosini is Creative Director of Louis Leeman Paris.